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Cherry blossoms, lilacs and a new Facebook page!

After a few chilly, rainy weeks, it’s undeniably spring in southern Ontario! The ornamental cherries, just tight little buds last week, have opened up into magnificent blossoms after a little warmer weather. The lilacs at the Centennial Lilac Garden in Niagara Falls have also burst into blossom, drenching visitors in their wonderful scent. Along with …

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Spring blooms on earth and online

On a beautiful spring day, gardens are usually the best places to be, and plenty of people were proving that this past weekend at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton, Ontario. We were notified that, because of the unseasonable warm stretch we enjoyed for the better part of a week, the ornamental cherry trees and …

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The artistry of gardens

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.”– Buddha Irony: “a state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often amusing as a result” (Oxford Languages) As in, how ironic is it that someone who has no green thumb at …

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